Senior Manager, Marketing Analytics

Location US-IL-Northbrook
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At UL, we know why we come to work.

Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely! 


As our global footprint continues to grow, we are looking for a Senior Manager, Commercial Analyitcs & Intelligence. This position establishes and directs a center of excellence for commercial analytics and data intelligence to support UL Sales and Marketing activities.  Collaborates across operating units to ensure a single source of truth for data gathering, analysis, and application.

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Establish a Center of Excellence for data analytics and intelligence to drive data-driven decisions that enable market wins across global and local teams
  • Collaboratively work with functional leadership across the organization to establish a data-driven culture, identifying and tracking KPIs, driving decisions, and evaluating ongoing performance through data analysis
  • Drive the development and maintenance of a single-source of sales, marketing, and commercial data architecture and taxonomy
  • Provide the strategy on design, development, and implementation of data, analytics, and integration solutions across Marketing and Sales organization to drive profitable growth for UL
  • Provide thought leadership and maintain keen awareness of technological changes and innovations in the data and analytics field
  • Owns commercial security guidelines and associated risk of data leakage and loss
  • Oversee organizational data strategy, data architecture, and data engineering to develop a data and analytics infrastructure that supports the business based on a wide range data sources across a global enterprise
  • Oversee implementation of solutions to ingest, store, analyze and visualize data to streamline processes and enable global and local sales and marketing activities
  • Ensure enterprise-wide alignment to shared standards for data collection, measurement, analysis, and reporting
  • Lead the development and optimization of account planning and money mapping tools and technologies
  • Collaborates closely with IT to identify and execute on strategies that enable streamlined data collection and analysis
  • Collaborates closely with Commercial Operations, Marketing and Revenue Managements to identify strategic opportunities for the application of data science, tools, and technologies to support business goals and meet market opportunities
  • Close interaction with Commercial Excellence CCO
  • Collaboration with leaders across the Commercial Excellence team and Revenue Management
  • Build personal relationships and establish credibility and collaboration with internal stakeholders

What makes you a great fit:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, or a related quantitative field strongly preferred); MBA preferred
  • Specialized training or certifications in data engineering or data analytics preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years of total professional experience managing IT teams; 5+ years in a senior leadership role.
  • 10+ years related experience in data engineering, architecture, or analytics required
  • Experience leading or participating in digital transformation projects
  • Experience with digital platforms, understanding the latest in digital strategies
  • Proficiency with statistical, machine learning modeling techniques
  • Experience or background understanding commercial and/or marketing data preferred
  • Experience working with diverse, global teams strongly preferred
  • Experience managing and delivering clear, impactful communications to internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions
  • Ability to inspire, motivate, and influence behaviors to help change across an organization
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing priorities
  • Ability to identify and define business problems and issues, and develop strategic, analytical, and financial frameworks to conduct analysis and/or measure success
  • Business Acumen: Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting UL; knows the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
  • Global Growth Mindset: Envisions how UL’s sales and customer support play out locally and globally; understands when how to align enterprise-wide initiatives with local needs; understands the invaluable perspectives a globally situated team can bring to sales processes.
  • Hiring & Staffing: Hires the best people available from inside or outside; is not afraid of selecting strong people; assembles talented staffs.
  • Change Management: Successfully identifies opportunities for innovation, key milestones to effect enterprise-wide change, and anticipates risks to adoption.
  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; poses solutions within the overall governance mode to ensure business needs can be met and consistently optimizes revenue strategy, governance and guidelines to meet evolving business needs. Is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.
  • Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do job at a high level of accomplishment.
  • Integrity and Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new. Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.   
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL. We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.   
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.   
  • Grow & Achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.   
  • Total Rewards: Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off. 

Learn More:

Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily. We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns. This is our every day. This is our normal.  


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